Good persuasive topics are those in which there are a lot of available sources and literature. Students will be encouraged to select topics that they feel strongly about such as supporting a particular cause or a subject that they can make positive. Students must provide strong evidence to support their topic in a well-developed five -paragraph essay. Topics can include the following: Illegal music downloading, violent video games, the effect of cell phones on society, athletes as role models, violence and sports, or youth athletic participation in sports. Maybe convince you to reduce the amount of chores?